“It’s a Decision to Live Well”
Johnson County LIVING WELL Magazine
Penny Shaffer is a “rehabber,” a self-described term that relates to every area of her life; a life that got its foundations from grandparents and their friends in and around Liberty, Missouri. […]
“It’s a Decision to Live Well”
Ron’s Carrus Story
Courtesy Carrus Rehabilitation Hospital, Texoma LIVING WELL Magazine
When Ron Vardeman was moved from Carrus Specialty Hospital to the other side of the facility where Carrus Rehabilitation Hospital services are provided, he was enthusiastic. He knew he had achieved significant goals and was ready to meet the next challenges. […]
Nutrition: Calories, Fats, Proteins and Carbohydrates
By Ladislav P. Novak, Ph.D.
Courtesy John Eagle Honda, North Dallas LIVING WELL Magazine
All efforts to achieve weight loss, stronger muscles, establish good health habits, etc., would decline slowly year by year if you didn’t put a determined break on your appetite simultaneously. […]
Dentures: The End of Dental Problems or Just the Beginning?
By John Shoemaker, DDS, Texoma LIVING WELL Magazine
Having practiced over 30 years, I have seen a tremendous variety of dental problems, from the simple to the complex. With new technology and patient education, some dental problems have been reduced and yet other problems have increased. And yet, the fundamental problem we all face regardless of age, dental history, genetics, gender, etc., remains: How do I make my teeth last a lifetime? […]
Courtesy Advanced Hand Specialists, Northshore LIVING WELL Magazine
What is it ?
Rheumatoid arthritis is a medical condition in which the immune system attacks and damages many parts of the body, including the hands. It is primarily treated by medical doctors, and may require treatment by an arthritis specialist. Medical resources on rheumatoid and other arthritic conditions are available through the American College of Rheumatology.
PARTNERS IN CANCER CARE EXCELLENCE
Joint Program Assures the Best in Cancer Care
Courtesy Mary Bird Perkins, Northshore LIVING WELL Magazine
St. Tammany Parish Hospital’s long partnership with Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center, begun in 1998, delivers the full range of treatment modalities to cancer patients on the Northshore. […]
The Time is Right
By Shirley Long, Parkview, Collin County LIVING WELL Magazine
As we enter the more mature era of our lives, a question confronts us: “Where do I belong?” This season may challenge us to reconsider our sense of place as life changes face us—changes such as career (retirement), relationships (widowhood), physical health and the ability to maintain a home. When finding our “place,” we must look at our “internal place” as well as our “external place,” as we seek to discover the appropriate basis on which to choose to move or stay, to cling to or to renew […]
Extra Support and End-of-Life Care for the Entire Family Unit
By Sarah Goodman, CSW, New Orleans LIVING WELL Magazine
Life is made up of moments and the collection of moments is what forms a memory. As we all journey through life we experience more moments, and these moments seem to become more precious as the inevitable limitations of life approach. […]
Spring is here!
Get your home in shape for warmer weather
By Steve Vaughan, Victory Services, Johnson County LIVING WELL Magazine
Along with the beautiful blooms, balmy weather and open windows comes the need for spring cleaning and repairs, the chance to prepare for saving money during the summer to come and the opportunity to learn some valuable information about service providers.